Cyrus Talkington, 38, of Matfield Green dies in fatal Wichita dog attack – Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Wichita dog attack death of Cyrus Talkington of Matfield Green – Obituary

Wichita Police are investigating a fatal dog bite that occurred in south Wichita on Wednesday.

The bite killed Cyrus Talkington, 38, of Matfield Green, Kan., shortly after 8 p.m. in the 400 block of E. 37th St. On the premises, S. Talkington was bitten by a dog with whom he was familiar. He went into cardiac arrest and died in the hospital.

Talkington was outdoors chatting with his buddy and their dogs when one of the dogs attacked him on the arm and leg after his friend walked back into the home, according to police.

Witnesses attempted to get the dog away from Talkington, but when authorities came, he was not aware or breathing.